Spine Surgery

David D. DeWitt, MD

David DeWitt, MD is a board-certified fellowship-trained orthopedic spine surgeon who specializes in degenerative and traumatic disorders of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine. He performs a broad range of surgical procedures, including: microdiscectomy for lumbar disc herniation, cervical and lumbar decompression and fusion for instability and/or disc degeneration, minimally invasive kyphoplasty/vertebroplasty for painful compression fractures, and anterior lumbar surgery for the treatment of isthmic and degenerative spondylolisthesis and for the treatment for lumbar degenerative disc disease.

Dr. DeWitt also performs motion preservation surgery with artificial disc for the cervical and lumbar spine. Dr. DeWitt graduated magna cum laude from Denison University with a B.S. in Biology, then attended the Stritch School of Medicine at Loyola University. He completed his residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, where he was named the Chief Resident. His education culminated in a fellowship in Orthopedic Spine Surgery at the NeuroSpine Center of Wisconsin, located in Appleton, WI. He is member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and a member of the North American Spine Society and the Milwaukee Orthopedic Society.

Dr. Dewitt now practices at the NeuroSpine Center of Wisconsin, where he works with a team that shares his commitment to excellence. The NeuroSpine Center of Wisconsin is a multispecialty private group practice providing comprehensive world-class integrated care to individuals suffering from spine injuries, brain injuries, tumors, and acute or chronic pain. In addition to surgeons, the clinic houses physiatrists and physical therapists. The providers at the NeuroSpine Center of Wisconsin work closely as a team to give each patient exceptional individualized care with the least risk and inconvenience at every step along the road to recovery.